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Super Quick And Good Gas Mileage by Jason
 — 1979 mustang cobra originally with turbo 4 with 6psi...Now supports a 87 thunderbird turbo coupe drivetrain with 18lbs of boost, soon to be 27psi...already have forged internals, just waiting to get o... Read More
To Get It Finished by Steve
 — big block ford motor in a small Mustang it's going to be one fast fox body when I get my but in gear and get it finished. Right now its red but it's going to be white with weld wheels and a lot of pl... Read More
Amazing by KristinaW
 — I love my car, I only paid $450 for it, everything is ORIGINAL and when I bought it mind you it is over 33 years old it only had 78,954 miles on it. I am the 2nd owner of this vehicle. It needs to be ... Read More

1980 Ford Mustang Overview

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1980 Ford Mustang

The 1980 Ford Mustang Cobra did not look much different than its predecessor, but it had lost something under the hood. To comply with new CAFE standards, the 302-ci V8 was reduced to 255-ci, losing 15 horses, giving the car only 119 horsepower.

Unlike the engine of the base model, the SVO-McLaren Turbo Mustang had a small yet powerful engine. Only a 2.3-liter 4-cylinder, the turbocharge pushed the psi from 5 to 11, giving it approximately 175 horsepower with the turbo. Unfortunately for some, the power in the engine combined with the bright orange-yellow color of the car invited many state troopers to seem to want a closer look, doling out many speeding tickets.


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